Feb 10, 2013 11:10pm PST
obama will deliver his state of the union address. nbc's peter alexander reports that the economy will be the president's major theme. heading into his fifth annual address, they say mr. obama will focus on jobs and the economy, echoing familiar themes about strenght the strengthening the middle class. >> oefsh economy grows when everybody is getting a fair shot and shake. >> reporter: he will emphasize the value of spending on education to give americans the skill they need. infrastructure like roads, research, including clean energy technology and manufacturing. the inauguration was more about the underdog. if this is about people that have already made it but the american dream is fading and he's got their backs. >> reporter: adding to the urgency of tuesday's speech, the looming zi sequester deadlines that from march 1th in across the board cuts are start to take effect. >> it couldn't have any more self-inflicted wonds. the economy is pose r poised to take off. >> reporter: the president warning those cuts could cause a huge blow to the economy. we certainly blow more tax rev
Feb 13, 2013 11:00pm PST
is not affiliated with any political party. in the past, he attended a dinner with president barack obama. facebook also hosted a town hall during his first year in office. zuckerberg donated $100 million to newark public schools. it appeared the governor stayed until the last guest left this evening. those guests could not tell us what the governor talked about this evening. but they did say that the food was amazing. live in palo alto, kimberly perry, nbc news, bay area news. >>> the fair field man accused of kidnapping, raping and killing a 13-year-old girl may face the death penalty. 32-year-old anthony jones made his first court appearance today. he seemed unfazed as the judge outlined the allegations. the judge postponed jones' arraignment to give his lawyer time to review the 1,000 pages of the documents. >>> and in the south bay, san jose police are investigating the city's fifth homicide in six weeks. a man believed to be in his teens was stabbed to death near san jose high this afternoon. it happened on north 21st street, not far from downtown. the victim was pronounced dead at the scene.